ProBoat React 9" Deep-V Self-Righting RC Boat PRB08023

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Race along at up to 12.5mph with this self-righting boat, and have fast-paced fun for 10-20 minutes at a time
• 2.4GHz 2 channel radio transmitter included
• Includes rechargeable lithium-ion battery with USB charger for boat, and four AA batteries for transmitter
• Water-cooled, brushed 180 motor
• Recharge in one hour (approximately)

Special features
• Self-righting hull design prevents the boat from staying belly-up

What can this radio controlled boat do?
Zip around on the water at speeds of up to 12.5 mph, and be fearless with your manoeuvres with this boat’s self-righting design stopping you from being stuck belly-up. The deep-V hull design lets you travel at speed and make tight curves. A potent, 180-size, brushed and water-cooled motor gives you all the power to make the most of every opportunity when racing or just having fun. The water-cooling feature uses the water around the boat to prevent the motor overheating, and the inbuilt water sensor prevents you from accelerating out of the water.

What control do I have over the boat?
Keep full control and still have a good time playing at speed. The boat has forward, back, left and right controls as well as forward, backward, left and right trim control. If the boat turns over, simply push the throttle forwards then quickly flick the controls backwards for the boat to flip upright.

Do I need to assemble the boat?
The boat comes RTR (ready to run) and comes with a 2 channel 2.4GHz transmitter. All you have to do is charge up the batteries. When the batteries run low, you can recharge them from a USB port – but make sure you don’t charge the batteries inside the boat. The transmitter runs off four AA batteries (included). Recommended for ages 14+.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and fun This thing is awesome, love it so fast and turns well. Upgraded from slower boat and am truly amazed at the speed
Date published: 2016-05-29
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Specification

Specifications
Max speed 20 KPH (12.5 mph)
Body type Deep-V
Completion level Ready to run
Length 280 mm
Beam 71 mm
Hull height 35 mm
Motor size Brushed 180 water cooler
Radio 2.4 GHz
Hull material Moulded ABS
Battery
Capacity 650 mAh
Voltage 3.7 V
Battery type Li-Ion
Max run time Steady speed 15- 20 min
Full speed 5-10 min

How long can boat run on one charge ? and...is there any warning of low battery ?

Asked by: Alan
The boat would run for 10-20 minutes on one charge depending on the speed you are using the boat at. The hand held controller beeps when the boat battery has about 1 min of power left
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-09-11

How clean clear must water be? Can boat withstand mucky water?

Asked by: Pini
This is down to whoever is using this to decide. For example if there is a body of water that looks like a swap and full of rubbish its probably not a good idea to use the boat there.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-01-22

Is it OK in sea water?

Asked by: Spike
Yes this should be fine
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-16

Can I buy a spare battery for this one please?

Asked by: Paul
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2016-12-08

Does this have an alarm for if the batteries are running low so you can get it out of the water? 

Asked by: sarah
Yes. The hand held controller beeps when the boat battery has about 1 min of power left - plenty of time to bring the boat back and get it out of the water.
Answered by: phdxb
Date published: 2016-08-04

Hi, What are the external dimensions of this boat please, + does it have 1 or 2 propellers and is turning effected via a rudder. 

Asked by: Albear
Full details can be found in the link below http://www.horizonhobby.com/product/boats/boats-14532--1/electric-boats/react-9-self-righting-deep-v-brushed-rtr-prb08023
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-31
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